USA Wine Ratings Wine Competition 2019

I have been involved with several wine competitions over the years and I enjoy judging the wines to find the ones that are most characteristic of their grape variety, to evaluate the ultimate flavor of the wine, and then giving it a score based on that. These wine competitions are always such exciting events and I learn so much about

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Cooper & Thief Sauvignon Blanc

No day in your life should be just run-of-the-mill so why should your wine taste same ol’ same ol’? I love Sauvignon Blanc’s but sometimes it does seem like some brands taste just like the others. Are you adventurous enough to overhaul your Sauvignon Blanc expectations and try something completely different? I believe everyone should always have an Open Wine

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Cana Vineyards Rkatsiteli 2016

Tempting Tuesday is all about enjoying one of your favorite wines and tonight we spoiled ourselves and enjoyed a Rkatsiteli from Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg in #Virginia! The Rkatsiteli grape is considered one of the oldest varieties in the world and has its “roots” in Russia and the Republic of Georgia. A white wine grape that grows very

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Trefethen Family Vineyards Quandary White Blend

Being in a “quandary” is something I am very good at since I can be perplexed in some difficult situations. But there was nothing perplexing here while I was experiencing this very quaffable and delectable white wine! From the prestigious Napa Valley, Trefethen Family Vineyards has taken their best white grapes, added some love, and created a lovely, tasteful wine.

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Champion Wines at Bernardus Winery

I find trying new wineries exciting but upon discovering the life of Ben (Bernardus) Pon, owner of Bernardus Winery, his background is just as exciting as his fantastic wines! Bernardus Pon had quite the lifestyle before he got into wine….or should I say, before wine got into him! Bernardus Pon was a sports car driver in the 1960’s and drove

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